1. personal knowledge or information about someone or something

Similar word(s): conversance, conversancy, familiarity

Definition categories: thought, information

2. a relationship less intimate than friendship

Similar word(s): acquaintanceship

Definition categories: state, relationship

3. a person with whom you are acquainted

- I have trouble remembering the names of all my acquaintances

Similar word(s): friend

Definition categories: person, individual, mortal, somebody, someone, soul

Sentences with acquaintance as a noun:

- I know of the man; but have no acquaintance with him.